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I Have Esophageal Achalasia

Esophageal Achalasia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Esophageal Achalasia. You're not alone. 32 People

    I Am Sure I Have Achalasia

    I just learned yesterday that I have Achalasia. It first started about january this year, I was 5 months pregnant. I would have a hard time eating big meals and would sometimes throw up. I thought that this was part of the pregnancy, BUT it kept progressing to where I would throw...
    momma2max momma2max 26, F Oct 19, 2010

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    My Achalasia Story

     Hello all!  I have esophageal achalasia, though it was discovered early.  It all started with a choking episode.  From there, I began to notice that food just wasn't going down properly, and often ended up stuck to the roof of my mouth.  Even when food...
    scandiavegan scandiavegan 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    Achalasia - Is This The Cure?

    For over 5 years I have swallowing difficulties. Initially it was solids then it was with semi-liquids and cold liquids. I would experienced chest pain and frequently had to regurgitate to relieve the pain. Then a wonderful thing happened. My wife came across this book by...
    CoconutMiracle CoconutMiracle 56-60 Jun 19, 2012

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    I Have Achalasia

    Hi everyone,This is my first ever forum, and didn't even know one existed for this disease, it heartens me that I have found somewhere to share and also learn of everyone else's experiences.I'm 32 and have had Achalasia for 5 years, although my symptoms were not prominent until...
    katmeow katmeow 31-35 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    Of Uncertainty Over Time I Felt Hopeless. I Hope A Miracle Comes To Me.

    who knows when i undergo this disease may be the beginning 2010. i also think it was just a normal ulcer but over time and in a fairly long period of times is not the usual ulcer. sometimes i do not eat for several days even water can not enter into my stomach. i finally checked...
    koncreng koncreng 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    I Have 'what"

    When i first started experiencing some esophageal difficulties it was last July and had been admitted through the ER because I was dehydrated.  They preformed the first  esophageal test the next day and I was told I had ulcers and they removed a polup and sent it off...
    sageintyme sageintyme 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    So Many Doctors

    It started about 5 years ago (November 2007). I kept being sick late in the day or I would wake in the night with a bloated hard stomach and feel sick, like something was stuck. I went to the doctors and he sent me to the hospital to have the camera down to see what was happening...
    DebbieYorkshireUK DebbieYorkshireUK 31-35 Apr 15, 2012

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    Achalasia is a disorder of the esophagus that prevents normal swallowing.
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    beachbumgirl1 beachbumgirl1 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    Okay.. I am not good at this kinda thing telling anybody things since i'm shy but please bear with it and don't judge me. Last year the day after my birthday my right lung...
    pandacutie pandacutie 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    If you try and add me to your circle, I check out your profile. If it is filled with undressed or half-undressed women, I am not going to add you and I will block you, so please do...
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    parakeet8157 parakeet8157 51-55, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I did not write this, I wanted to share it on EP for all the ones who have been betrayed. Studies have proven this to be completely true. THEY ALWAYS AFFAIR DOWN Men always affair...
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    RyanLThomas RyanLThomas 13-15, M 5 mins ago

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